These are the community funds currently open for application, and those recently closed. Click on the heading to see more information and, where appropriate, download an application form.
Summary of dates for 2019 Awards
|Fund||Open||Close||Decisions made by|
|WREN||1st Nov 2018||18th Jan 2019||End of February 2019|
|St Breock||1st Dec 2018||16th Feb 2019||End of March 2019|
|Treworder||1st July 2019||13th Sep 2019||End of September 2019|
|Nanstallon||18th Sep 2019||31st Oct 2019||End of November 2019|
Current funds open for application
There are two funds currently open for application, so make sure you choose the one most appropriate for you.
- St Breock - for a wide range of community groups and projects
- WREN - for environmental and sustainability projects
St Breock 2019
St Breock Windfarm Community Fund - 4th year
Total funding of well in excess of £50,000 is again available from the St Breock Windfarm Community Fund, the fourth year that this fund has run.
Applications are invited from community groups in Wadebridge, Egloshayle, St Breock, Withiel, St Wenn, St Issey and St Columb for grants to support activities and projects.
Grants can be made for projects related to a wide range of community, environmental or educational purposes. Last year the fund supported projects and initiatives in community centres, schools and PTA’s, sports clubs, cycling events, music and theatre groups and events, community agriculture projects, a bus shelter, forest schools, Carnival and Bikelights.
The application period runs from 1st December 2018 to 16th February 2019. Decisions on grants will be made during March 2019 and the money released soon afterwards.
Information about the fund, details of the conditions for qualifying for grants, and application forms can be obtained from Wadebridge Renewable Energy Network (WREN), which administers the fund on behalf of REG Power Management.
For an application form and further details:
download: click here
phone: 01208 622123
write to: WREN, c/o Alexander and Co., Negys Gorthybow, Schooners Business Park, Bess Park Road, Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 6HB
Closed funds and successful applicants
£10,000 Middle Treworder Solar Farm Community Fund closed 13th September 2018
£10,000 was available for grass roots community and voluntary groups to run projects in the parishes of Wadebridge, St Kew, St Mabyn and Egloshayle. Projects should provide services or opportunities for disadvantaged people and/or enhance the social, cultural or community life of those areas.
The Awards made were:
Wadebridge and District Camera Club - £960 towards the cost of their 70th Anniversary public photography exhibition
Wadebridge Camels Rugby u-16’s - £950 towards the costs of their tour to France in 2019
Camel Community Supported Agriculture - £2000 towards the costs of their move to Treraven Farm.
Wadebridge Creative Hub - £500 towards the costs of Bikelights 2018
Tine to Shine CIC - £500 towards the costs of celebrating the Mexican Day of the Dead in October 2018
St Mabyn Parish Council - £562 towards ‘seating and eating’ in the playing fields
St Mabyn School PTA - £600 for a multifunctional outdoor space
Wadebridge School - £650 for construction of a Remembrance Peace Garden
Wadebridge Churches Together - £300 for ‘Incredibles’ Holiday Club in October 2018
Wadebridge Bowls Club - £600 to buy new bowls for the juniors’ section.
St Kew Playing Field Trust - £800 for the improvement and updating of facilities
Wadebridge Carnival - £1000 towards the costs of the £2018 Carnival.